2 Corinthians 10:8-10 NIV

8 For even if I boast somewhat freely about the authority the Lord gave us1 for building you up rather than pulling you down,2 I will not be ashamed of it.

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      9 I do not want to seem to be trying to frighten you with my letters.
      10 For some say, "His letters are weighty and forceful, but in person he is unimpressive3 and his speaking amounts to nothing."4

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